Mufti won again in the 2014 Lok Sabha election but resigned as MP in 2016 to become the chief minister of the state.
Kashmiri teacher dies in police custody, day after arrest; death triggers protests amidst call for shutdown
The custodial death of Rizwan Ahmad Pandit, a teacher from Awantipora, has triggered outrage across Kashmir with his house now becoming the centre of anti-government protests in the Valley
Parliamentary panel calls for strengthening security apparatus, plugging gaps in intelligence to prevent terror attacks
A parliamentary panel has rejected the home ministry's suggestion that the overall internal security scenario in the country was under control in 2016.
Intel warns Jaish-e-Mohammed planning more attacks like Sunjuwan; agencies to target terror hideouts in Kashmir
Intelligence sources confirmed that Pakistan's ISI has been able to bring Jaish-e-Mohammed, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen on the same table for terror activities in Kashmir
Ahead of 69th Republic Day celebrations, security in Kashmir Valley beefed up to counter militant threats
A day ahead of Republic Day celebrations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Valley has turned into a mini-garrison with hundreds of checkpoints set up by security forces to thwart any disruptive incidents.
National security threat under Modi govt; 172 terror attacks, 578 soldiers killed in three years: Congress
Taking a swipe at the Modi government, the Congress said the situation at the borders is "alarming" as 172 attacks and many soldiers have lost their lives.
Jammu and Kashmir bypolls: Congress cancels rallies in Pampore and Pulwama, fears safety of candidates
The political campaigning ahead of the by-election in Srinagar and Anantnag Parliamentary constituencies has taken a hit with the Indian National Congress (INC) cancelling its rallies in South Kashmir on Monday after reports emerged of militants attending the funeral of a Hizbul Mujahideen member in Pulwama. The by-election for the two Parliamentary seats is set to take place on April 9 and 12 respectively.
Pampore attack: Army conducts intensive search, cordons off three villages after militants kill three jawans
In the lethal attack on an army convoy on Saturday in Pampore, three Indian soldiers were killed, while two other jawans were injured.
On Saturday, militants attacked an army convoy by opening fire on it at Pampore on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.
The Nagrota attack has raised serious questions about the security measures at military camps and for army units.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in the country, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir, with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, NSA Ajit Doval and other top officials.
Security forces have been pounding the building of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) in Pampore since Monday after three militants barged inside the complex
One CRPF soldier and two civilians were injured after unidentified persons hurled a grenade at a CRPF convoy in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The operation to flush-out militants holed up inside a government building in Pampore area on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway entered the second day on Tuesday, even as security forces launched a fresh offensive against the ultras.
A soldier was on Monday injured in the exchange of fire between security forces and militants holed up inside Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) in South Kashmir's Pampore Town, which had witnessed a suicide attack in February this year.
On Monday morning, at around 6 am, one the employee of the EDI in Pampore, a skill-training institute, saw smoke emanating from a building in campus.
Residents living nearby said that the militants entered the EDI complex in Pampore from the river side and captured the hostel building.
Police said on Monday a group of two to three militants were trapped in a building of the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) complex near Pampore town of Pulwama district.
Forget Uri attacks, diplomatic offensive at the UN General Assembly to isolate Pakistan or chalking out the modalities of a "befitting reply" to Rawalpindi for its continuous acts of terror against the Indian state. The Narendra Modi government's biggest headache right now is managing domestic expectations.
Curfew remained in force in some areas of Srinagar and two towns of south Kashmir on Wednesday, while restrictions on the assembly of people in rest of the Valley continued for the 47th consecutive day in the wake of violence following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani